Subcontractors' Concerns Regarding Productivity

by Enno Koehn, Lamar Univ, United States,
John Manuel, Lamar Univ, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Excellence in the Constructed Project


This study suggests that smaller contractors, many of whom operate as sub-contractors, are less interested than larger firms in taking an active part in identifying, funding, and conducting research in productivity related problems. In addition, poor project scheduling and communications, and inadequate plans and specifications are given as significant factors related to low productivity.

Subject Headings: Financing | Building codes | Construction industry | Productivity | Scheduling | Contractors and subcontractors

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